Title: Handicrafts of the Sailor. 1st in dj.
Publisher:  David & Charles, 1974,
Seller ID: 34931
BANKS, Steven. The Handicrafts of the Sailor. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1974). First edition. Pp 96. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2483. A retired RN captain's essay on shipboard crafts and the maritime cultures that produced them. Contents include: "The Sailor's World"; "Identification and Dating of Ships"; "Identification and Dating of Sailors"; "Wood and Nuts"; "Bone, Ivory, Horn and Shells"; "Cordage and Textiles". With glossary and bibliography. Vg in dj. 50.00